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Lahainaluna College & Scholarship Application Policies

All You Need to Know


  • Politely ask teachers at the beginning of the school year

  • Must give teachers a copy of your academic resume

  • If teachers must mail their recommendations you must provide an envelope already addressed to the college or scholarship, with a postage stamp on it.

  • Must give teachers one month (30 days) to write your recommendation

  • Teachers/counselors are NOT required to write recommendation letters, if you cannot write a recommendation for you, choose another teacher



Essays & Personal Statement

  • Should be typed, size 12 font, Arial or Times New Roman

  • Student's name and high school name should be in the upper right corner of every page

  • An adult should proofread 

  • Essay should answer the prompt given by the college or scholarship

SAT/ACT Scores for Colleges

  • Official test scores must be sent directly from College Board or the ACT website

    • When registering for the SAT/ACT you can list 4 colleges to receive your test scores for FREE.​

    • Any request after the first four will be charged an additional fee.

SAT/ACT Scores for Scholarships

Scholarships are a lot less formal than colleges. 

  • It is acceptable to print your score report from the College Board and ACT website and add the report to your application packet. It will still be considered official.

  • You can also print the score report and give it to the registrar to include with your transcript.

  • Scholarships may also accept emailed transcript as official if it comes from Miss Kristy.

Ready to Start Applying?

These are common applications which means you complete one application (with recommendations, essays, test scores) and it will be sent to multiple schools.

*There may be additional items that colleges may require, please make sure read through all information before submitting.

Common Application - 900 member colleges

Coalition Application - 150 member colleges

Click here for the Common Application (

Click here for the Coalition Application (

**If you cannot find your colleges after searching on these 2 common applications, you will find the college applications on their website.

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